Napolitano: We’re working “364 days a year” to fight terror

posted at 9:56 pm on December 20, 2010 by Allahpundit

A nuanced treat from the same tough-minded security czar who looked upon the near-destruction of Flight 253 and declared, “The system worked.” In fact, now that I think of it, didn’t the Flight 253 plot go down last year on Christmas Day? Well, then, there’s your answer to why DHS missed so many red flags at the time: They had Christmas off.

Clip via Mediate, which finds the silver lining here: “Napolitano didn’t specify which day was the Homeland Security ‘off day,’ which of course helps to keep our terrorist enemies off guard.”

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Those holiday dinners with her twin brother Frank Luntz must be interesting.

BuckeyeSam on December 21, 2010 at 12:35 AM

Those holiday dinners with her twin brother Frank Luntz must be interesting.

BuckeyeSam on December 21, 2010 at 12:35 AM

You are going to make the ferret on her head jealous..:)

Dire Straits on December 21, 2010 at 12:38 AM

O

k, I’ve ranted! but knowing we won the election and having to sit here and wait for some sanity to return to congress while being forced to watch these fools continue to kick dirt in our faces everyday is,… well, it’s a great exercise in patience!

JellyToast on December 20, 2010 at 10:33 PM

Don’t hold your breath about that sanity thing. We replaced 6 senators which means 94 of the a&&hats that gave us this lame-duck .rap our returning. We replaced 63 house members which means 375 of the old group are returning. I don’t see any reason to believe sanity will reign supreme in the new congress.

chemman on December 21, 2010 at 12:46 AM

So the terrorists get two days during every leap year. How charitable!

unclesmrgol on December 21, 2010 at 12:55 AM

If there is anyone that thinks this group of nikenpoops are going to able to guard this country: Forgedaboudit.

That guy has the stupidty of saying “We are not going to bat 1,000 and dizbrain says America is not hermedically sealed have never listened to the Bush team. WE never heard that and as W said that was his Job 1 and we did pretty damn good.

We already have been hit and the most egracious was the Ft.Hood incident. That had better not be a whitewash.

auspatriotman on December 21, 2010 at 1:01 AM

OH, yes this is the Janet I know and… didn’t hate, as my governor.

Why didn’t I hate her… who knows? I never voted for her but I was never too disappointed when she won.

One thing you can say about Janet… she is the Energizer bunny of incompetence. She just keeps going and going…

petunia on December 21, 2010 at 1:29 AM

SMART POWER!

(Does anybody else think she looks like a tranny from a Bea Arthur look-alike contest? Seriously.)

Tim_CA on December 21, 2010 at 1:30 AM

As a rule, I think, a lesbian, even a bull dyke, is no substitute for a man of the sort most suited for hunting enemies down and capturing or destroying them.

Kralizec on December 21, 2010 at 1:40 AM

PS..Good to see you, Friend!..:)

Dire Straits on December 21, 2010 at 12:24 AM

Right back at you….
…….hope your Holiday season is going well.

….Rest easy….
……….we are in good hands….
…………….Napolitano is on the case…

Baxter Greene on December 21, 2010 at 1:48 AM

I would be more dismissive… but after 8 years of “Bush-Hitler was so stupid” remarks from a party that nominated John “D-student” Kerry… I’ve got to say it.

Janet Napolitano took the short bus to school.

DANEgerus on December 21, 2010 at 2:26 AM

Just imagine if a Republican had said it…Have you got a mental picture yet?

ncborn on December 21, 2010 at 2:38 AM

365 days on leap year

scotash on December 21, 2010 at 2:41 AM

Baxter Greene on December 21, 2010 at 1:48 AM

Hope your Holiday Season is going well!..Maybe we can all get together on a QOTD thread soon!..:)

Dire Straits on December 21, 2010 at 3:13 AM

Janet has clearly spent too much time out in the AZ summer sun.

AZCoyote on December 21, 2010 at 3:13 AM

Maybe day 365 is “U.S. Army Plants Trees Day.”
ThePrez on December 20, 2010 at 10:02 PM

Imagine D-day June 6th 1944,
Higgins boats hit the shore
Ramps drop
10,000 screaming troop’s storm the beach, each with a saplings in hand!

DSchoen on December 21, 2010 at 4:29 AM

We are fighting “man-caused disasters” 364 days a year…

Every day but today.

BKennedy on December 21, 2010 at 6:41 AM

Don’t hold your breath about that sanity thing. We replaced 6 senators which means 94 of the a&&hats that gave us this lame-duck .rap our returning. We replaced 63 house members which means 375 of the old group are returning. I don’t see any reason to believe sanity will reign supreme in the new congress.

chemman on December 21, 2010 at 12:46 AM

I was ranting last night. Felt a little frustrated. Kept stubbing my toe at work!
Today’s a new day, though, and I slept well! Drinking good strong coffee right now. So glad that hasn’t been confiscated or regulated away yet.

It only takes one man or woman at the right time and place to stand up and make a difference! Just one man!
There are some good people that won elections this year! Once they get on some committees and show some guts we’ll see. But that is far from the end!
The crap is getting deep around here with this FCC vote today on censoring, er , there I go again, sorry, I mean regulating the internet and news content.! God only knows what this congress still plans on tearing down and destroying as they exit out the door! But they do appear to be exiting! January 3rd is not that far away, but it beginning to feel like a lifetime!

Hey, but it’s a good day! There’s still lots of America standing yet, plenty left for the Obama loving Democrat Marxist Thugs to tear down! It’s not all gone by far.

It only takes one man! More is better of course. I think there will be many standing and making a difference.
I’ll tell you what else, people need to start showing up and getting involved locally too! If you’re a praying person, you better pray! We’re going to need it.

Acts 4:19,20 – “But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge; for we cannot stop speaking what we have seen and heard.”

” But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose
hope is in his unfailing love,”
Psalm 33:18

JellyToast on December 21, 2010 at 6:45 AM

Count it?

Inanemergencydial on December 21, 2010 at 6:48 AM

Napolitano didn’t specify which day was the Homeland Security ‘off day,’ which of course helps to keep our terrorist enemies off guard.”

pathetic…

cmsinaz on December 21, 2010 at 6:49 AM

Hey everyone gets Christmas off . /

CWforFreedom on December 20, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Seems the “Underwear Bomber” figured that out. And Napolitano was correct when she declared that “the system worked” because there were no bombers the other 364 days. Took citizens on an airliner to save the 365th day from catastrophe.
Next time you fly, take a look at your fellow passengers in the cabin. These will be the people you’ll be counting on if the crap hits the fan. Janet will be down at the border looking at a thermometer to see if more Mexicans cross over on hot days.

tpitman on December 21, 2010 at 6:50 AM

At least she didn’t try to dodge a question about what newspapers she likes. Sawyer would have been all over her for that.

forest on December 21, 2010 at 7:09 AM

Maybe that other day is like an Islamic Rumspringa?

bigmacdaddy on December 21, 2010 at 7:13 AM

Oh Janet, I feel so much safer now!

GFW on December 21, 2010 at 7:16 AM

Napolitano: We’re working “364 days a year” to fight terror

And added Obama, “In all 57 states”.
Then chimed in Biden, “But mostly we are working on that 3-letter word: J-O-B-S.”

albill on December 21, 2010 at 7:26 AM

I can’t wait for president Palin to appoint Joe Arpaio director of DHS.

Kafir on December 21, 2010 at 7:33 AM

…well at least she has her looks.

Alden Pyle on December 21, 2010 at 7:33 AM

Is Ifill going to tweet her comment, followed by an, “Ummmm?”

CDeb on December 21, 2010 at 7:37 AM

Is Ifill going to tweet her comment, followed by an, “Ummmm?”

CDeb on December 21, 2010 at 7:37 AM

Gwen didn’t know how many days there are in a year, either.

NoFanofLibs on December 21, 2010 at 7:42 AM

Space reserved for group of Poly Sci retards at U of Maryland to declare Fox viewers stupid because they don’t “know” that there are 364 days in a year.

MNHawk on December 21, 2010 at 7:49 AM

Maybe if they cut back to covering 50 states instead of 57, they could afford to work that extra day.

bugsy on December 21, 2010 at 7:59 AM

Napolitano: We’re working “364 days a year” to fight terror

I don’t see what the big deal is about this. Obviously, 2010 was one of those years where February only has 27 days.

steebo77 on December 21, 2010 at 8:15 AM

Well, seeing that we all live in the same house, at least it’s nice to know conservatives and liberals have one thing in common: we each giggle, snort, point fingers, and say things like, “Nah, nah, nah, you’re so stupid and I’m so smart!” when a political opponent misspeaks.

In fact, I’m reminded of an incident in the third grade when “Janet from another Planet” called Terry a fairy and Bobby started to cry when ….

Never mind

Rod on December 21, 2010 at 8:18 AM

If Dan Quayle had said such a thing…if President Bush would have said it, if any conservative would have said it…I can only imagine.

right2bright on December 21, 2010 at 8:19 AM

Napo is distracted by the planning for HSD’s massive, Sun Tzu-inspired effort to hit the terrorists where they’re weakest, on the environmental front. That one day will be D-Day for Climate Justice. The enemy won’t know what hit them. Mainly because, er, nothing will hit them.

curved space on December 21, 2010 at 8:36 AM

I do hope she is looking at the safety of all 57 states too.

Wills on December 21, 2010 at 8:44 AM

She really needs to do something about her wardrobe and hair. I know that sounds petty, but she represents the USA. At least she could make an attempt. Or maybe this is just her costume and on the 365th day she takes it out for dry cleaning after she hoses off.

nwpammy on December 21, 2010 at 8:56 AM

Biden’s been helping her prepare for these speeches and pressers and it shows.

Kissmygrits on December 21, 2010 at 9:14 AM

The left has no shortage of dumbass ugly bull-dikes, does it?

ErinF on December 21, 2010 at 9:27 AM

“Napolitano didn’t specify which day was the Homeland Security ‘off day,’ which of course helps to keep our terrorist enemies off guard.”

So what happens if one of those papers Bradley Manning handed over to Wikileaks has this little tidbit of information in it? What then, Big Sis?

pilamaye on December 21, 2010 at 9:32 AM

Someone ask her to spell “potato”…

PatriotRider on December 21, 2010 at 9:47 AM

Napolitano says Homeland Security protects all 57 states 364 days a year. The most incompetent administration is our history keeps reminding us of that fact.

volsense on December 21, 2010 at 9:48 AM

Hey, give Napolitano a break. She has to protect all 57 states!

TallDave on December 21, 2010 at 9:51 AM

As a rule, I think, a lesbian, even a bull dyke, is no substitute for a man of the sort most suited for hunting enemies down and capturing or destroying them.

Kralizec on December 21, 2010 at 1:40 AM

As in:

“We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.” – Winston Churchill (miscellaneous quotation, no date)

“I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, then questions the manner in which I provide it.” – Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men)

“Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf”-Orwell (Notes on Nationalism)

Yoop on December 21, 2010 at 9:53 AM

Anybody really surprised about her level of intelligence and her qualifications to protect the country?

ultracon on December 21, 2010 at 10:01 AM

But is TSA on the alert in all 57 states?

kens on December 21, 2010 at 10:02 AM

Ye know, it’s a good thing we gots ol’ Big Sis and Eric “Couldn’t be Bolder on Terror As Long As it’s Them Evil Righties” Holder to educate us dumb citizens about how dangerous the world is.

After all, they’ve done such a great job over the past two years keeping folks from even attempting to kill Americans. Heck, just ask their boss: They’ve done way better than that evil George Bush!

Feh. Even with me tongue firmly planted in me cheek I don’t believe the crapola I wrote above. Yet Holder actually thinks he can get in front of the nation and threaten what he calls radical AMERICANS all the while blithely ignoring the very real threat of radical Islam. How is it, exactly, this man can square it in his head that WE the PEOPLE are more dangerous to our fellow citizens than those around the world who,in the name of Islam, actually consider killing us a way to get into Heaven?

I don’t expect this man to make sense very often. He’s an Obama libbie. But I’d sure feel a lot better were our Justice Department run by someone who OCCASIONALLY makes sense and appears to understand the true concept of evil.

Between Holder and Big Sis who can’t even remember how many days there are in a year, it’s pretty spooky out there in D.C. Are we really hearing these things more than a month after the libbies faced historic losses handed to them by the very people who Holder is insinuating are dangerous to this country?

Really. Just doesn’t seem right to me somehow. But then nothing much has seemed right to me in D.C. for some time now. Maybe we can elect someone in 2012

Mad Mad Monica on December 21, 2010 at 10:27 AM

Everybody’s gotta have a day off at least once a year.

Badger40 on December 21, 2010 at 10:47 AM

Starting at the top, from Obama on down the Chain of Command, his Cabinet, etal, reminds me of the “Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight,” by Jimmy Breslin!

From protecting all 57 states, 24/7, 364 days per year, they are the gift that keeps on giving…..and let’s not forget about Joey “the lips” Biden! There will be plenty of fodder for the 2012 cycle!!!! Can’t wait!

tomshup on December 21, 2010 at 11:27 AM

I would have replied earlier, but I went out and bought a Lottery Ticket in the hopes of leaving the country if I win. I hear that the Caribbean is lovely at any time of the year.

Snake307 on December 21, 2010 at 11:55 AM

According to ABC News:

Attorney General Eric Holder has an urgent message for Americans: While he is confident that the United States will continue to thwart attacks, “the terrorists only have to be successful once.”

(emphasis added)
Sounds like Napolitano is trying to give Al Quaeda a sporting chance.

Blaise on December 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM

In all 57 states!

lilium on December 21, 2010 at 12:16 PM

Why do I feel so doomed? 364 days a year? Please, we have a bunch of adolescents in control here. These dunces are attempting to run our government. I reality, I think they know exactly what they are doing. Wake up America! We are in big trouble!

Poway on December 21, 2010 at 12:41 PM

Well we already know that on the 365th day they were all with Nina Totenberg at… excuse the expression… a Christmas party.

DaveCal on December 21, 2010 at 12:47 PM

Sounds like Napolitano is trying to give Al Quaeda a sporting chance.

Blaise on December 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Well, yes. She already spotted them a full day’s head start.

Yoop on December 21, 2010 at 12:52 PM

Calm down you wingnuts, the 365th or 6th day is not always Christmas, it rotates between Christmas, Kwaunza, Pilgrimage to Meca, Rahmadanandahn a ding dong, Alla Alla Akbar, Eid al Fitr, Eid al Adhahahahah, and other assorted Holidays, that way it keeps the terrorists in the Justice Dept on their knees for the Mooslims and the Mooslims off guard as to which holiday the security system of the US is on vacation!
Geniuses!
S/

dhunter on December 21, 2010 at 1:37 PM

It’s no mistake. It’s 364 days (365 days on leap year). Homeland Security, mindful of discriminatory fallout and bad publicity, has allocated the terrorists one free shot at us each year and, by the way, this applies equally in all 57 states.

MaiDee on December 21, 2010 at 2:32 PM

C’mon now…even Muslims need a little rumspringa now and then…

bigmacdaddy on December 21, 2010 at 2:42 PM

Thank goodness we finally have an Administration free of the bumbling, painful, hideous misuse of the english language that we suffered through in the Bush years.

Do all 57 states work 364 days a year fighting terrorism? And to the “corpsemen” get paid overtime for that work?

hawksruleva on December 21, 2010 at 4:04 PM

Doing the math : 7 days per week X 52 weeks per year = 364

While there are 7 days in a week there are really 52.178 weeks in a year which would give us 365.25 days in a years.

Dasher on December 21, 2010 at 10:57 PM

We’re working “364 days a year” to fight terror

… and twice on Sundays

Opinionnation on December 22, 2010 at 1:55 AM

Wow! Tuck your kids into bed safe in the knowledge that “SHE” is defending our homeland.

I used quotes because I’m not really sure…

shorebird on December 22, 2010 at 4:42 AM

She takes off for Che’s birthday.

Akzed on December 22, 2010 at 9:16 AM

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